Sketched Out

stitching up sketch
Here is the sketch for the next piece in my current series. I redrew the apple three times before finally feeling like the size and placement of it was right. Now that Iv’e got it where I want it, time for paint…


Inspiring Words

“The truly creative mind is inhumanly sensitive. To her a touch is a blow, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, and failure is death. Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create so that without the creating of music, poetry or books , her very breath is cut off from her. She must create, must pour out creation. By some strange, unknown, inward urgency she is not really alive unless she is creating.” -Pearl Buck

volcano hands sketch